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Self-Directed Care and Autism: Promising Findings and Lessons Learned

Poster Session I - Board: I- 123
Thursday, May 27, 2010, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Back Bay Ballroom

Bonni Hopkins
Magellan Health Services

Jennifer Tripp
Magellan Public Sector Solutions

In a Self-Directed Care (SDC) Autism Pilot, parents of a child (N=26) with a diagnosis along the autism spectrum collaborated with an SDC Coach to purchase goods/ services corresponding to specific resiliency goals. Outcomes metrics included parental stress, improvement on resiliency goals, and tracking expenditures.

Subject Area: Developmental
Keywords: Program Evaluation

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